## Date after 5 days from current date in YYYYMMDD format

Date after 5 days from current date in YYYYMMDD format
# 1
09-29-2010
Date after 5 days from current date in YYYYMMDD format

Hello Experts,

How do i get date after 5 days from current date in YYYYMMDD format?

How do you compare date in YYYYMMDD format?

Thanks
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# 2
09-29-2010
You would have to write a script which takes in account for instance like today:
we are month=09 day=29
If you add 5 to 29, you are a bit out of day range... ( you would have to reset day (+4) and add 1 to month value...)

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Some clues:

# with this date format month position is 99 to 9999 and day 9 to 99 so:
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# 3
09-29-2010
If you have GNU date
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# 4
09-29-2010
Waiting to see the script you will have to write! (nice algorithm...)
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# 5
09-29-2010
The following DIBOL program is a re hash of a program published in Computer World Newspaper in the early 1970's. The original was written in Fortran
It converts a date in the format yyyymmdd into the number days that have elapsed since Jan 1 1900.
It also converts a number representing the number of days since Jan 1 1900 to a date.

All arithmetic is integer, so 8/3 = 2

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# 6
09-29-2010
I think this is what you're looking for.

What type of comparison are you doing? If you just want to know which dates are before or after, a simple date1 > date2 (or vice versa) will work if the date is formatted in YYYYMMDD format. If you need to know specific amount of time between dates you might have to write a shell script. Let me know which you're trying to do and I'll to help out.

Last edited by jeff_smith; 09-29-2010 at 05:44 PM..
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# 7
09-30-2010
Basically, I would like to find last date of next month in YYYYMMDD format and want to find number of days between today and last date of next month.

Thanks
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